YWCA New Britain Selected as Grantee for Aetna Foundation’s Cultivating Healthy Communities Program

YWCA New Britain is thrilled to have been selected as a grantee in the Aetna Foundation’s Cultivating Healthy Communities program and was recently awarded a grant to help further work with residents of New Britain’s East Side and our community partners. The grant funding will be used over the next

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HUGE New Year Fitness Deals!

The New Year is right around the corner and YWCA New Britain has some fitness specials to help you keep your resolution this year. Click here for savings on membership, personal training, and even a special 6-week power program to jump-start your transformation!

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Evening of Treasures Raises $68,000 for YWCA Programs

YWCA New Britain’s 25th Annual Evening of Treasures Auction was a sparkling success!  Over 200 guests attended this signature event in their best bedazzled jeans to celebrate the “Denim & Diamonds” theme of the night. The greenhouse at Farmington Gardens was filled with silent auction items of all kinds, from

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YWCA New Britain’s Winter Wonderland to be held Dec. 8

YWCA New Britain’s Winter Wonderland will be held December 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at YWCA New Britain, 19 Franklin Square, New Britain. The event features the Yule Boutique shopping experience with over 30 local vendors to peruse to tackle your holiday shopping list, children’s activities, a “Happy

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Mark Your Calendar For These Special Holiday Workouts

Burn calories and guilt in our two special holiday group exercise class workouts!  Join us for the Turkey Burn on Saturday, November 24 from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. and the Cookie Burn on Thursday, December 27 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at YWCA New Britain.  Events are free for YWCA fitness

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2019 Karate Apparel Available for Purchase Through Nov. 5

Kick and punch into your YWCA New Britain Karate apparel!  Proceeds from each t-shirt, sweatshirt, and hoodie sale will be used to fund new and updated equipment for the program. Each purchase helps as we continue to grow and serve more athletes.   Wear your t-shirt to show support for our outstanding

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YWCA East Side Community Clean-Up to be held Oct. 27

YWCA East Side Community Center’s Community Clean-Up will be held on October 27th, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at 600 East Street. YWCA New Britain has partnered with Central Connecticut State University and the New Britain Police Department to bring awareness to the new community center, the importance

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2019 Gymnastics Apparel Available for Purchase Through Oct. 15

Twist, flip, and tumble into your YWCA New Britain Gymnastics apparel!  Proceeds from each t-shirt, sweatshirt, and hoodie sale will be used to fund new and updated equipment for the gymnastics program. Each purchase helps as we continue to grow and serve more athletes.   Wear your t-shirt to show support for

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YWCA to Host FREE Nutrition Workshop Series

YWCA New Britain is excited to partner with the Connecticut Department of Public Health and the University of St. Joseph to host nutrition education workshops throughout the fall and winter season.  The workshops will be at the YWCA every other Thursday from October 4 to February 7 from 5:30 to 6:30

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YWCA House of Teens Finds New Home at East Side Community Center

Over the past decade, Healthy Tomorrows for New Britain Teens has evolved from an obesity prevention program into a youth and community-led movement that is addressing some of the city’s most challenging health, education, and mental health problems. With support from an initial Healthy Tomorrows Partnerships for Children Program grant

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